Synopses & Reviews
This comprehensive reference covers the portion of the Win32 API that is used in Windows NT 4 and Windows 95, and shows which APIs are only applicable to Windows NT. Plus it includes information on the new Windows 95 and Windows NT 4 programming style and techniques and gives a broad overview of the Win32 API.
-- Contains hundreds of new examples that show the latest method of programming specifically for Windows NT 4 and Windows 95
-- Covers the new Windows NT 4 and Windows 95 programming style and techniques
-- CD-ROM contains all the source code from the book, sample programs, and Microsoft's Open Tools SDK
Windows NT Win32 API SuperBible is the perfect resource for programmers who want comprehensive, updated coverage of all Win32 APIs, as well as detailed information specific to the newest Windows NT functions. This book lets you look up the specific Win32 API call you need, when you need it. Concise descriptions detail what you need to know about every Win32 call, including new NT4 APIs. You'll quickly see how specific functions are used, modified, and integrated into larger applications. APIs are conveniently organized by purpose, so you can quickly find every API function available for a specific task. The chapters cover the crucial programming APIs for menus, scroll bars, clipboard, help files, MDI, GDI, dialog boxes, palettes, color-matching, DLLs, atoms, timers, and much more. Explanations of reusage syntax, parameters, possible pitfalls, and tips from the pros augment each reference entry. Summary projects also show you how to use the APIs in a practical context.
System requirements for accompanying computer disc: IBM compatible PC; Windows 95, Windows NT 4 or later; Windows 95 or Windows NT 4.0, ANSI-compatible C/C++ 32-bit compiler.